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About Daniel A. Austin

Professor Austin’s research interests include pensions and retiree healthcare in business bankruptcy, constitutional and jurisdictional issues in bankruptcy law, and the metrics and impact of debt and personal bankruptcy. In addition to his legal background, Professor Austin holds a PhD in political science, a subject he has taught at the college level.
Prior to joining the law faculty in 2009, Professor Austin worked for 16 years as a bankruptcy and commercial law attorney, representing a range of clients from individuals to Fortune 500 corporations. From his years in legal practice, Professor Austin has reached the conclusion that the legal profession must do more to make legal services more affordable and transparent to clients. Professor Austin strives to instill this philosophy in his teaching.


Present Associate Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Bankruptcy and Commercial law

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Contact Information

Cargill Hall
Northeastern University
400 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373-3668
Fax: (617) 373-5056

Articles (11)

Books (1)

Unpublished Papers (2)